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    The road through Lower Cascades Park is closed to motorized vehicles during the pilot road conversion project. The road is closed between the Lower Cascades Park playground and the IMI quarry entrance; bicycle, pedestrian, and other non-motorized vehicles only are allowed on this section of the road. Learn more about the pilot road conversion project, and find a link to leave your feedback via an online survey, on the Lower Cascades Park Road Conversion Project web page.


    Picnic Shelters

    The Waterfall Shelter and Sycamore Shelter are available for rent. Picnic shelter reservation information and availability can also be found online.

    See a list of reservable picnic shelters in city parks.

    Sycamore Shelter - Located in the lower portion of Cascades Park. Bathrooms (open seasonally) are a part of the building, and the shelter has grills, electrical outlets, lights, fireplace, water, drinking fountain, playground access, and a large parking lot. It is wheelchair accessible. Maximum capacity: 75 people. The Sycamore Shelter rents for $76/day on weekdays, and $91/day on weekends and holidays.

    Waterfall Shelter - This shelter has electrical outlets, lights, a fireplace, playground access, grills, drinking fountain, and a volleyball court nearby. Maximum capacity: 75 people. The Waterfall Shelter rents for $66/day on weekdays, and $81/day on weekends and holidays.


    Lower Cascades Park Ballfields

    Lower Cascades Park has two 200' fenced fields with lights. Lower Cascades ballfields are located at 3601 N. Old State Road 37, north of the Sycamore Shelter and the playground. For reservation information, call 812.349.3774. 



    One of the city park system's largest and most accessible playgrounds is located at Lower Cascades Park. Seasonal restrooms are available just south of the playground.